Yankees Look To Refinance $1B In Debt Ilitch's Gift To Wayne State Includes Stipulations LeBron James Debuting Digital-Only Sitcom Executive Transactions Names In The News Poll Shows Chargers' Initiative Gaining Supporters Speakers Named For '16 Game Changers Benson Trial Date Against Estranged Family Set McClusky Leaving Wired To Go Back To SI Chargers' Stadium Approval Nearly "Impossible"
NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published June 1, 1998
14-year-old RAY SMITH, who suffers from a heart condition, was the dugout guest of Yankees Manager JOE TORRE for Sunday's game against the Red Sox. Torre met Ray through the STARLIGHT FOUNDATION (Mult., 6/1)....GE CEO JACK WELCH is profiled in BUSINESS WEEK and John Byrne writes, "The private Welch is a sports fanatic, a movie buff, and media junkie engaged equally by scuttlebutt and facts" (BUSINESS WEEK, 6/8 issue)....MIKE LUPICA has co-written FRED IMUS' new book, "The Fred Book" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 5/31) ....San Diego City Councilmember BYRON WEAR, who "has been dogged by his opponents for his role in reaffirming a controversial contract" with the Chargers, reportedly received a $3,000 campaign contribution from Chargers Owner ALEX SPANOS and his family (SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE, 5/30).